Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms’ Legislation to Close Atlanta City Detention Center Approved by City Council
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms’ legislation to close the Atlanta City Detention Center (ACDC) passed City Council.
05/21/2019 7:37 AM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms’ Legislation to Expand Access to PrEP Unanimously Approved by City Council
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms’ legislation to allocate $100,000 to provide Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) services to high-risk populations in Atlanta was unanimously approved by City Council
05/20/2019 4:11 PM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Establishes Mayor’s Advisory Committee: Atlanta Children’s Memorial Taskforce
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms issued an administrative order to establish the Mayor’s Advisory Committee: Atlanta Children’s Memorial Taskforce.
05/15/2019 4:33 PM
05/05/2019 12:06 PM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, in partnership with Atlanta Housing and Invest Atlanta, today announced $60 million in new spending for affordable housing projects.
04/25/2019 3:21 PM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms will announce a joint initiative between the City of Atlanta, Invest Atlanta and Atlanta Housing to finance new affordable housing units and preserve existing affordable housing units.
04/24/2019 9:32 PM
The City of Atlanta Office of Atlanta Information Management (AIM) announced the creation of the Chief Information Officer Advisory Board.
04/17/2019 12:10 PM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms’ Legislation that Calls on State to End Conversion Therapy Unanimously Approved by City Council
ATLANTA—Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms introduced a Resolution to establish the City of Atlanta’s opposition to the practice of conversion therapy. The Resolution—passed unanimously by City Council—also calls on the State of Georgia, the Georgia Composite Board of Professional Counselors, Social Workers, and Marriage and Family Therapists, the Georgia Board of Nursing, the Georgia Composite Medical Board, and the State Board of Examiners of Psychologists set in place regulations to prohibit the practice and advertising of conversion therapy.
04/15/2019 5:40 PM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms launched the One Atlanta Emoji app, a smartphone keyboard composed of relatable emoji characters which highlight residents’ shared experiences while promoting connectivity citywide. In the spirit of Atlanta 404 Day, Mayor Bottoms has also partnered with Pandora to share her favorite Atlanta themed songs in a personal playlist.
04/04/2019 2:28 PM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced her appointments to the Administration’s Task Force for the Promotion of Public Trust
04/04/2019 1:35 PM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms revealed the artist lineup for the 42nd annual Atlanta Jazz Festival.
04/02/2019 3:09 PM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms launched ATL Counts Census 2020 – a year-long effort to educate and mobilize Atlanta residents for the upcoming decennial Census.
04/01/2019 2:06 PM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced the appointment of Deputy COO Josh Williams to serve as the City’s Chief Operating Officer. Williams will assume the role upon the departure of Richard Cox, who has served as an Executive on Loan from Cox Automotive.
03/28/2019 12:09 PM
The City of Atlanta Department of Public Works (DPW) announced the implementation of scheduled residential bulk collection to begin Monday, April 1, 2019. Residents will receive 12 scheduled bulk pick-ups per year at no charge. This includes over 20 bags of yard trimmings.
03/25/2019 4:43 PM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and Atlanta Police Department Announce New Examination of Evidence Related to Atlanta Child Murders
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, in partnership with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) and the Fulton County District Attorney’s Office announced the City and the Atlanta Police Department will examine existing evidence related to the Atlanta Child Murders cases – which first unfolded nearly 40 years ago.
03/21/2019 5:52 PM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Thanks Public Safety Commissioner George Turner for Service to Administration
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced Public Safety Commissioner George Turner will build the most robust summer youth engagements plans in recent Atlanta history as one of his last acts as an Executive on Loan from the Atlanta Hawks.
03/20/2019 11:57 AM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Announces Plan to Create Atlanta’s First City Transportation Department during State of the City Address
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms today, during her second Annual State of the City Address, announced that she will establish Atlanta’s first dedicated Department of Transportation (DOT) to improve the safety and accessibility of city streets and bring new vision and leadership to meet the increasing demands of Atlanta’s growing population.
03/14/2019 2:05 PM
03/14/2019 11:12 AM
The City of Atlanta announced that it will open emergency warming centers in anticipation of frigid temperatures.
03/06/2019 5:05 PM
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